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    iSCSI, LVM and HA confusion

    So I have a simple 3-node Proxmox lab + Synology NAS. My goal is to be able to build images using Hashicorp Packer and create VM's using Terraform declarations based on those images later. As far as I understand in order to create a VM from an image the storage of this image must exist on a...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu template created with packer disables default user account

    This is my packer config for template creation in Proxmox ubuntu-server-focal-docker.pkr.hcl # Ubuntu Server Focal Docker # --- # Packer Template to create an Ubuntu Server (Focal) with Docker on Proxmox # Variable Definitions variable "proxmox_api_url" { type = string } variable...
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    VM: 403 Permission check failed (/nodes/pve2, Sys.Audit)

    Hello there, I'm trying to use Packer to setup an Ubuntu template in Proxmox but I keep getting this error: VM: 403 Permission check failed (/nodes/pve2, Sys.Audit). I'm using an API token and I'm not sure if I'm missing anything. Below are the permissions the token has, please help.
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    [SOLVED] Using Packer to deploy Ubuntu 20.04 to Proxmox

    DISCLAIMER I am not sure if this is even "the right" place for this, but it seems like a great place to start. This mostly relates to the Proxmox API and how VMs are actually created, so if you have any deep knowledge or even just a bright idea I might've missed, shoot it my way :) Problem...
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    [SOLVED] template creation with Packer: boot options menu appears on some cluster and not other

    Hello, We are in the process of installing and configuring 4 clusters of 3 nodes and automating templates creation using Packer. We have a strange behaviour where for some clusters Packer template creation works fine and for others we are faced with a bug during the boot process. First, some...
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    [SOLVED] ubuntu 20.04 liest die cloud-init meta-data nicht

    Hallo, ich habe ein Template von Ubuntu 20.04.3 durch Packer (1.7.3 apple m1) auf Proxmox (6.4-9 - ich weiß, es ist ein bisschen alt) erstellt, wo ich unter anderem auch cloud-init benutzt habe. In der Kernel Command Line gibt Packer das Folgende ein: initrd=/casper/initrd quiet...
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    Packer to build Ubuntu 20

    Trying to use packer to build an ubuntu 20.04 template. I am using the following for my setup. however i always land on the the language selection screen. From reading it seems alot of people load the preseed.cfg into as a floppy for other hypervisors. has anyone been able to make this work...


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